Updated: Friday, 2nd September 2016
Our nationwide network of solicitors help Claimants across the country to keep more of their personal injury settlement with our fairer success fees.
Whether you are based in Bothwell or anywhere else in the UK, Quittance can will handle your claim and we will always arrange a medical report at a centre near you .
Making a personal injury claim
Compensation claims must usually be made within 3 years of an injury.
Claimants who have received a diagnosis of a medical condition or illness such as hand-arm vibration syndrome are often still entitled to claim compensation even if the illness was triggered by events some years ago. In such cases, it is the date of diagnosis that is important.
To win a personal injury case, it must be shown that the Defendant owed you a duty of care, that the Defendant breached that duty, and that your injury or illness was caused by that breach.
The solicitor will discuss these issues and will explain how they apply to your claim.
Finding the right lawyer for you
You will be liaising with your lawyer for a long period of time, from months for minor and moderate injury to over a year for matters involving serious injury. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates all solicitors, however service levels can vary.
Considering the effect your lawyer can have on your life and your recovery, picking an injury lawyer to fit your requirements is an important first step.
Compensation is restricted by the expenses you have incurred and by guidelines set out by the Judicial College. Experience can also have an impact on the amount of compensation your solicitor will be able to negotiate. Find out more here.
Solicitors working on a No Win, No Fee basis generally charge a success fee and for ATE insurance. Deductions from a Claimant's compensation for severe tinnitus, for example, ranges from £23,980 to £36,850 (based on 2015 market data).
Do I need to go with a local Bothwell injury lawyer ?
Going for a local law firm is not especially relevant as cases are usually run by phone and email.
You will need to go with a solicitors' firm that provides medical facilities near you as you will usually be expected to go to an independent medical examination.
Comparing Bothwell personal injury solicitors - online reviews
Discussing you claim with a solicitor is useful if you have any questions about their approach. Reviews for personal injury law firms are a useful when contrasting the approach and service levels taken by individual firms.
Compensation claims our panel of lawyers handles in Bothwell and South Lanarkshire
Our panel of lawyers assist clients receive compensation for a range of injuries.
Slip, trip and fall accidents
Officially recorded figures underscore the fact that employee slips and trips are the most common cause of accidents leading to injury at work. Slips, trips and falls are quite often the cause of injuries attributed to other reasons for instance being hit by machinery, being trapped by something or an electrocution accident. Public place claims for injuries such as broken toes sustained on poorly maintained paths are also quite prevalent with slips and trips having happened on Thorniewood Rd and on Main St.
Quittance has helped people, from scaffolding erectors to barrister's clerks, to claim maximum compensation for their injuries.
Medical negligence in Bothwell
Clinical negligence (previously referred to as medical negligence) is the legal term a failure to carry out a responsibility by a GP or any other medical professional. Our panel of lawyers acting for Bothwell have worked on claims brought against hospitals including Kirklands Hospital, Fallside Road, Bothwell, G71 8BB.
Bothwell lawyers for serious injury compensation
Quittance understand the critical difference injury compensation can make to people affected by severe injury.
Compensation should lessen the financial burden and take the pressure off an injured Claimant and their family so they can focus on recovery and rehabilitation. Quittance's network of expert solicitors correspond with the Courts, doctors and insurers, helping to ensure families affected by major accidents get the legal and medical support they need.
Road traffic compensation claims
Quittances group of qualified no win no fee solicitors have vast experience in obtaining optimum general and special damages for people hurt in a car accident in Bothwell.
Road accidents involving cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Bothwell are not uncommon. Police repoetrs reveal that there were a total of 619 accidents (544 slight accidents, 69 serious accidents and 6 fatal accidents) in 2013 in South Lanarkshire local authority. In 2014 accidents increased to 657. Accidents in the Bothwell region in 2013 included crashes on the dual carriageway of the A725 and B7071 roundabout and on the single carriageway of the A721 and B758 junction.
No Win, No Fee Lawyers in Bothwell
If your lawyer does not win injury claim, a No Win, No Fee agreement (or CFA) between you and your solicitor means that the solicitor's fees will not be charged. Should your claim be successful, the fees for your solicitor are covered by the other side.
A success fee is charged by personal injury solicitors who work under a No Win, No Fee agreement (also called a Conditional Fee Agreement or CFA). The fee will be in most cases 25 percent and will be taken out of the Claimant's award.
Will you need to pay any fees?
Some firms could charge extra fees should the case end prematurely. With Quittance's solicitors, No Win, No Fee is assured, with no catches in the small print.
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How to proceed
Whether you are ready to start you claim now or are simply looking for more information, Quittance can help.
Get your questions answered
Making the right decision depends on the correct information. Get your questions answered before you choose a solicitor.
If you have more questions before calling, see our FAQs.
Ready to begin a claim?
When you have made the decision to get underway, you can begin your claim by phoning 0800 612 7456 or using our contact form here.
If you have anything else to ask or would like to discuss your options before making a decision, request a callback at a time that suits you or call 0800 612 7456.